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Baseball on Wednesday, May 17, 1961

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Detroit Tigers9Baltimore Orioles1BoxPhil Regan (4-0)Jack Fisher (1-4)BAL  B Robinson (1)Al Kaline (22.4)
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox0BoxBobby Locke (1-0)Bill Monbouquette (2-4)NoneWillie Kirkland (13.8)
Washington Senators8New York Yankees7BoxPete Burnside (1-2)Art Ditmar (2-2)NYA  R Maris (4)  WS2  P Daley (1), B Klaus (3)Tony Kubek (23.1)
MLN UNBRIDGED1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxStan Williams (2-2)Warren Spahn (4-3)LAN  N Sherry (2)Norm Sherry (30.2)
Cincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBob Purkey (4-1)John Buzhardt (0-4)PHI  T Gonzalez (3)Don Demeter (20.4)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxVinegar Bend Mizell (3-1)Ernie Broglio (3-4)NoneSmoky Burgess (43.4)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxStu Miller (2-0)Don Elston (5-2)CHN  B Williams (2)  SFN  E Bailey (3)Ed Bailey (68.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers239.719--20612813-310-6W3Game Log
New York Yankees1613.5525.51311228-88-5L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1613.5525.51441538-58-8L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1614.5336.012710910-76-7W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1616.5007.014615011-64-11L5Game Log
Kansas City Athletics1213.4807.51221323-69-7W3Game Log
Washington Senators II1517.4698.0931149-76-10W5Game Log
Chicago White Sox1216.4299.01231294-68-10W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1018.35711.0981327-124-5L1Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants209.6901.51441039-311-6W5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1611.5934.51191096-510-6W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1712.5864.5111969-108-2W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1914.5764.51661498-411-10W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves1313.5007.01221277-66-7L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1115.4239.01041055-96-6L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs1019.34511.51001424-156-4L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies821.27613.5871224-104-11L2Game Log

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